- A person or organization that employs people: the National Health Service was the largest employer in EuropeMore example sentences
boss, manager, manageress, patron, proprietor, director, managing director, chief executive, principal, president, head man, head woman• informal boss man, skipper
- In any free market employers are forced to compete for the services of their employees.
- They feel that they have been let down by the Government, the employers and now by their own union.
- The council has not yet prosecuted any employers for breaking child employment laws.